This is the first and only time an activity has been repeated when Jack's mom says they have to leave soon.
This episode features the video for the song "I Hog the Ground" which is a collaboration by Steve Burns and Steven Drozd of The Flaming Lips.
The Trachtenburg's are a family who began playing as a musical group known as the Trachtenurg Family Slideshow Players (a conceptual indie group that plays pop music to accompany vintage slides) back in 2000 when their daughter was only 6 years old. These days their gigs are attended by the likes of the White Stripes and they are working on their third album while filming a possible unscripted TV show.
Teenage brothers Damien and Tourie Escobar are a perfect example of the old saying "Don't judge a book by its cover". They both studied at the Juliard School of Music and Bloomingdale School of Music and have taken their blend of classical music, jazz, r&b, and hip hop to the world famous Apollo Theater, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Ellen just to name a few.
Angelique Kidjo is a four-time Grammy Award nominated artist. Her 2007 album "Djin Djin" features other artists including Joss Stone, Alicia Keys, Josh Groban, Peter Gabriel and Ziggy Marley.
The Dirty Sock Funtime Band is a New York City-based children's music band--"a rock band for kids that really rocks," in the words of Chris Barron of the Spin Doctors, who is a featured vocalist on their CD, Mr. Clown and the Day the Sun Got Wet.
The music video segments featured in the second season commenced production in New York on Wednesday, May 3 2006, and the puppet segments were shot in-studio in Chicago in the summer of 2006.
Appearing in this episode is George "Buddy" Guy, a American blues and rock guitarist and singer. Known as an inspiration to Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and other 1960s blues and rock legends, Guy is considered an important exponent of Chicago blues.
Tracey Ellert guest starts as Dancy Nancy, but her usual job on Jack's Big Music Show is as the script supervisor.
Yolanda Adams has five Grammy Awards under her belt and is one of the most popular contemporary gospel music arists.
Milkshake is a band who's mission is to create great rock music for kids. Led by singer Lisa Mathews and guitarist Mikel Gehl, had adult songs featured in movies and prime-time television, and their indie rock group, Love Riot, garnered critical praise during its 10-year run.
Jamia is a child singer and actress, also credited as Jamia Simone Nash or MC Lily, she provides the singing voice for the character Uniqua on The Backyardigans and played a ten-year-old Fantasia Barrino in the 2006 Lifetime original movie Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story, a biopic about the 2004 American Idol winner.
Prudence the Genie is played by Anne Harris who is a Chicago-based vocalist, songwriter and fiddler with musical influences ranging from Celtic to classical, folk-rock to Flamenco, Bluegrass to Afrobeat and beyond.
Sweet Honey in the Rock is an all-woman, African-American acappella ensemble that has been producing music for more than 30 years. Although the members of the group have changed over time, their music has consistently combined contemporary rhythms and narratives with a musical style rooted in the gospel music, spirituals and hymns of the African-American church.
At the time, Jack's Big Music Show premiere was the highest rated debut in Noggin history.
The Little Bad Wolf is played by Eric Jacobson who is also known for puppeteering Sesame Street characters such as Cookie Monster, Bert and Grover as well as Muppet characters such as Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear and Animal. Its quite ironic hearing Miss Piggy as a wolf searching for pigs to eat!
Direct TV's description of this episode is: "Little Bad Wolf interrupts the band practice of Jack, Daisy and Mel."
Laurie Berkner is a musician best known for her work as a children's musical artist. Berkner plays guitar and sings in the Laurie Berkner Band, along with pianist Susie Lampert and bassist Brian Mueller, who is also Berkner's husband. In 2006, Mueller left the band and was replaced by Adam Bernstein.